Born of Georgian and Kazakh descent, Aigana Gali was raised in Almaty, Kazakhstan, the ancient crossing on the Great Silk Road, where Asia and Europe mix to give the world a unique blend of culture. Deeply influenced by her Central Asian roots, her artistic talent often expresses itself through elaborate concepts of duality. She regularly investigates opposing themes, such as physical world and spiritual beliefs, reality and imagination, social constructions and nature, being and nothingness.
Aigana Gali’s START fine-art show is a distinctive manifesto of the artist’s heritage, identity, and creative spirit. It is a contemplation of the artist’s cultural roots and her emotional attachment to the spirit of her homeland and the ancestors. The show will consist of the artist’s paintings on canvas, as well as a futuristic shaman costume installation. Specifically written for the show a masterful mix of Turk and Central Asian contemporary sound, which creates a complex, yet hypnotising atmosphere and amplifies the viewers’ mood and sensory experience.
Aigana has made numerous successful group and solo art exhibitions worldwide. In recent years, Aigana has produced several large commissions of centre-piece artworks at St Regis, Marriot, Ritz Carlton, and The Westbury Mayfair hotels. Over a hundred of the artist’s works are in private and public collections in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, and Asia.